Eucalyptus pulverulenta

Silver-leaved mountain gum


Description: This species is very similar to E. cinerea and has smooth white bark and silvery gray leaves. It is native to New South Wales only in a few restricted areas.  It prefers light to medium, acid soils in a sunny position, drought and frost resistant. The foliage is treated with glycerin or used fresh in arrangements. The trunk and stems have smooth, reddish bark. Leaves are silvery in color and heart shaped. Best growth attained with cool, moist conditions.

Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, clay loam or sand, 32" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, cut flowers, foliage and fruits, frost resistant plant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tree or mallee habit from 10-30' (3 -10 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee habit 10-30'
bulletFoliage commonly used in floral arrangements
bulletSmooth white bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive accent tree
bulletExcellent for smaller gardens
bulletMultiple stems
bulletBest in acid soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLoves sun
bulletPossible container use

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  About 325 seeds per gram.


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